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The Myanmar Times

Athletes get set for Yangon’s first adventure triathlon

Get ready to get out in the sun – and sweat. Yangon will host its first adventure triathlon on February 12, when participants will spend Myanmar’s Union Day running, swimming, and cycling through an off-road course in Hlegu township.

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Six players to watch at the Maybank Championship

Bringing together golfers from both continental tours, the Maybank Championship has collected an entry list swollen with talent: More than 40 Asian Tour winners with over 100 victories between them. Here are six of the top contenders to keep an eye on throughout the weekend.

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On the green: Ye Htet Aung

Ye Htet Aung is a well-known name around golf circles in Myanmar. After sweeping Myanmar’s amateur tournaments, including the Myanmar Golf Tour and the Yangon State & Division tournaments in 2012, YCDC Cup and Monsoon Cup Golf Championship in 2013, and the Myanmar Golf Tour in 2014, he turned pro in 2015, but missed out on an Asian Tour card by just four shots at the 2016 Qualifying School in Hua Hin, Thailand.

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In Malaysia, ‘The Cobra’ awaits: Maybank Championship course preview

This weekend at Kuala Lumpur’s Maybank Championship, the winner will be determined by Saujana Golf and Country Club’s Palm Course – one of the region’s most demanding 18-hole layouts, and one that eschews the conventional wisdom of a “signature” hole entirely. Read our course preview:

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Maybank Championship chair talks star power, growth in the region

There are few men with goals like those of Tan Sri Dato’ Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor, chair of Malaysia’s international banking firm Maybank, who is devoting himself to bringing golf into the mainstream in Southeast Asia? He detailed his plans to grow the game in an interview with The Myanmar Times earlier this week ahead of the upcoming Maybank Open, which opens tomorrow and runs until February 12 in Kuala Lumpur.

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Rakhine, Magwe taste victory as rivals tied at top of table

It was a sweet weekend for Rakhine United and Magwe FC, who notched their first victories of the 2017 Myanmar National League season in week 4, while perennial championship rivals Yangon United and Yadanarbon kept a firm hold on the top of the table with 10 points each.

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Will Yadanarbon go bust? Week 4 preview

The Myanmar Times breaks down this weekend’s Myanmar National League-1 fixtures, including a potential spoiler for Chin United and a short-rest Yadanarbon as they return from Thailand to face their former top striker.

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Rivals rise to the top in Week 3

It’s a familiar sight – Yangon United and Yadanarbon ranked first and second, respectively, in the early goings of another Myanmar National League (MNL) season.

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Myanmar felled by futsal giants

Myanmar's dreams of futsal glory will have to wait, after the national team was handily dismantled by Thailand, 8-1, at the 2016 ASEAN Football Federation AIS Futsal Championship at Bangkok’s Indoor Stadium Huamark.

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Tour rookie Sinnott takes Myanmar Open with dramatic comeback

Asian Tour rookie Todd Sinnott staged a remarkable comeback at the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open yesterday, seizing the trophy and US$135,000 winner’s purse with a flawless six-under-par final round that left his opponents trailing.

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TeamGPGDPTS
10 19 20
10 10 22
Yadanarbon
10 6 21
Ayeyawady United
10 5 15
Rakhine United
10 0 14
Magwe FC
10 -2 13
Zwekapin United
10 -4 13
Nay Pyi Taw FC
10 -8 9
10 -6 8
10 -6 7
Chin United
10 -7 7
GFA FC
10 -7 6
Last Updated - 1 April 2017
TeamGPGDPTS
Manaw Myay
22 51 52
GFA
22 21 49
Nay Pyi Taw FC
22 33 48
Mahar United
22 31 48
Myawady FC
22 23 36
Mawyawadi FC
22 1 35
City Stars
22 1 28
University FC
22 -17 23
Dagon FC
22 -11 20
Pong Gan
22 -37 12
United of Thanlyin
22 -47 11
Silver Stars
22 -49 10
Last Updated - 28 August 2016